Kaunas travel guide

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You're Going to Love Kaunas

With a population of 374.643, Kaunas is the largest city in Kaunas County, Lithuania by the number of inhabitants.

When to visit Kaunas

Kaunas in February
Estimated hotel price
$113
1 night at 3-star hotel
Kaunas in February
Estimated hotel price
$113
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Kaunas in July, when the average temperature is 17 °C, and the highest can go up to 21 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -5 °C, with an average temperature of -3 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in June, when precipitation is around 80 mm. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Kaunas, with an average rainfall of 30 mm.

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How to Get to Kaunas

Plane

When flying to Kaunas, you’ll arrive at Kaunas (KUN), which is located 13 km from the city centre.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Kaunas, including FlixBus, Ecolines and LUX Express. From Warsaw, the bus ride to Kaunas takes 523 km and will cost you around $38. From Berlin, the ticket costs about $83 for a journey of 1328 km. The most popular bus station is Kaunas Circle K Greitkelis, located 6 km from the city centre of Kaunas. Kaunas Šilainių poliklinika is also a commonly used station, and is 3.2 km from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Kaunas, you’ll arrive at Kaunas (KUN), which is located 13 km from the city centre.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Kaunas, including FlixBus, Ecolines and LUX Express. From Warsaw, the bus ride to Kaunas takes 523 km and will cost you around $38. From Berlin, the ticket costs about $83 for a journey of 1328 km. The most popular bus station is Kaunas Circle K Greitkelis, located 6 km from the city centre of Kaunas. Kaunas Šilainių poliklinika is also a commonly used station, and is 3.2 km from the city centre.

Airports near Kaunas

Airlines serving Kaunas

Lufthansa
Good (4,665 reviews)
KLM
Good (852 reviews)
SWISS
Good (942 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,539 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,614 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,306 reviews)
Air France
Good (984 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,585 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (484 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,958 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,120 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,469 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,860 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (229 reviews)
Finnair
Good (872 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,177 reviews)
LOT
Good (685 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (923 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (827 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (833 reviews)
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Where to stay in Kaunas

Average rates range from around $85 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $105 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Kaunas

Most booked hotels in Kaunas

Hotel Kaunas
4 stars
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
$147+
Radisson Hotel Kaunas
4 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
$131+
ibis Styles Kaunas Centre
3 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
$119+
Best Western Santakos Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
$133+
Amberton Cozy Hotel Kaunas
4 stars
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
$98+

Hiring a car in Kaunas

Expect to pay $2.78 per litre in Kaunas (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $33.35 and $44.46. The most frequently booked car type in Kaunas is Economy (Volkswagen Polo or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Fiat 500 or similar) is, on average, 66% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay $2.78 per litre in Kaunas (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $33.35 and $44.46. The most frequently booked car type in Kaunas is Economy (Volkswagen Polo or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Fiat 500 or similar) is, on average, 66% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.